Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1635353
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyMarin
LocalityLagunitas Creek near Turtle Island Restoration Network office is located.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTomales-Drake Bays
HUC8 Number18050005
HUC10 NameLagunitas Creek
HUC10 Number1805000501
HUC12 NameSan Geronimo Creek-Lagunitas Creek
HUC12 Number180500050103
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsCollected in drift nets while sampling for macroinvertebrates in the drift. Preserved in 70 percent ethanol and sorted and identified 03/11/20 using a microscope.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierRachael Ryan (Berkeley)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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